Constructing Parabolas using a circle and straight line

This app shows how one can construct a parabola using a circle of equal radius to the length of a line perpendicular to a directrix

 

LukeThomas

 
Resource Type
Activity
Tags
circle  conic  exponent  parabola  power-function  sections  sphere 
Target Group (Age)
15 – 18
Language
English (United Kingdom)
 
 
GeoGebra version
4.2
Views
1088
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